Retrofit Magazine: ERA: Strengthening the Roofing Industry

ERA Gathers and Disseminates Information to Create Resilient Roofs LOUISA HART JULY 8, 2019 During the last decade, the construction community has become increasingly aware of the need for resilience in the built environment. Sometimes this awareness has been quickly… Read More

Roofing: Developing Roof Systems That Prevent Energy Loss

Developing Roof Systems That Prevent Energy Loss Roofing A fully-adhered membrane will prevent fluttering and minimize energy loss. Photos: Hutchinson Design Group Several millennia ago, early man — and the wife and kids — decided that life in a cave… Read More

Roofing Contractor: ERA Releases First Annual Report on Resilience

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The EPDM Roofing Association is releasing its first annual report on resilience, “Building Resilience: The Roofing Perspective.” The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA) is the leading trade association representing the manufacturers of EPDM single-ply roofing products and their suppliers. The… Read More

Building Enclosure: ERA Releases First Annual Report on Resilience

ERA Releases First Annual Report on Resilience Building Enclosure Read Full Article Here The EPDM Roofing Association (ERA), the leading trade association representing the manufacturers of EPDM single-ply roofing products and their suppliers, is releasing its first annual report on… Read More

Roofing: Improving Disaster Mitigation Strategies

Improving Disaster Mitigation Strategies Roofing Jared O. Blum Read full article here This past January, the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), a non-governmental, non-profit organization, reported that for every dollar spent on mitigation efforts to protect the built environment… Read More

Roofing: Testing for Resilience

Research Centers Provide Valuable Information About Roof Performance Roofing Louisa Hart Full Article The IBHS research facility, which opened in 2010 and is funded by property insurers, evaluates various residential and commercial construction materials and systems. The lab is the… Read More

Professional Roofing: An Industry Workhorse

For more than 40 years, EPDM membranes have been one of the roofing industry’s workhorses. Long appreciated for durability, longevity, ease of installation and repair, many EPDM membrane roof systems installed during the 1980s still are performing well. But EPDM… Read More